The best art exhibits and galleries to check out in NYC this weekend, including a a special tribute to those lost in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. By Alyson Schwartz.

Piecing it Together

(Photo Credit: Jordan Schwartz)

Tenement Museum
108 Orchard Street
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Honor the legacy of those who perished 100 years ago in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, by learning what their life was like with a step back in time. Located in a tenement apartment recreated to accurately reflect the time period, you will learn what life was like for those living in the most densely populated area of the city.

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Economy Candy
108 Rivington St
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Judith Linhares

(Photo Credit: Judith Linhares Edward Thorp Gallery)

Edward Thorp Gallery
210 Eleventh Avenue 6th Floor
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The colorful works of Judith Linhares depict a playful view of Eden. The scenes depicted make you feel as if you are spying on someone through a telescope and allowed into their secret room.

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601 West 26 Street @ Eleventh Ave
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Tomory Dodge

(Photo Credit: Tomory Dodge Gallery)

CRG Gallery
548 West 22nd Street
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The works of Tomory Dodge definitely explore abstract art to its fullest, but the results are so intriguing you won’t want to stop looking. This seven piece exhibit is on display through April 2, so be sure to add it to visit before then.

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156 Tenth Avenue @ 20th Street

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Alyson Schwartz is the author of the blog Ribbons of Thought, which features musings
on topics from fashion to NYC living including fun activities, food and unique finds.